LEUNG Yuen Sang 梁元生

Research Projects


  • Bridging Confucian China and the Christian West: Bicultural and Bilingual Education of Mission Schools in the Nineteenth Century
  • LEUNG Yuen Sang
    15 April 2008
    CUHK Research Committee Funding (Direct Grants)

    This research project is designed to be a preliminary study of Christian mission education among the Chinese in nineteenth-century China and Southeast Asia. The focus of examination will be on the origin and development of the concept of "biculturality" and "Anglo-Chinese identity" and ways of bridging China and the West through education and a carefully designed bilingual and bicultural curriculum. More specifically, the project will identify several mission schools which adopted this educational goal and had achieved considerable success. These schools included the Anglo-Chinese College in Malacca, the Anglo-Chinese School in Singapore, the Ying-hua (Anglo-Chinese) College in Hong Kong, the Ying-hua (Anglo-Chinese) College in Fuzhou, the Anglo-Chinese College (Zhongxi shuyuan) in Shanghai and the Anglo-Chinese School in Tianjin, all founded in nineteenth-century by Christian missionaries and later led by Chinese Christian educators who cherished similar ideals of bilingualism and biculturalism. Some of them such as the Anglo-Chinese School in Singapore and the Ying-hua (Ying Wah) College in Hong Kong continue to exist and exert their im1uence in the contemporary society. (AL07987)


  • Consultancy Services for Adopting a Combined History Approach in Organizing Chinese History Elements in the Proposed History and Culture Curriculum Framework
  • CHU Hung Lam, CHEUNG Hok Ming Frederick, LAI Ming Chiu, LEUNG Yuen Sang
    1 March 2008
    Education Bureau

    The project will (1) provide quality services in reviewing and revising the organization of Chinese history elements (including the history of Hong Kong) through a combined history approach in the proposed curriculum framework of History and Culture within the Personal, Social and Humanities Education Key Learning Area Curriculum Guide (Primary 1- Secondary 3) 2002; (2) prepare at least 5 expository articles on related issues; (3) develop 5 sets of exemplary learning and teaching materials; and (4) organize four 3-hour teacher development seminars. (AL07738)


  • Consultancy Services for Adopting a Thematic Approach in Organizing Chinese History Elements in the Proposed Integrated Humanities Curriculum Framework
  • CHU Hung Lam, CHEUNG Hok Ming Frederick, LAI Ming Chiu, LEUNG Yuen Sang
    1 March 2008
    Education Bureau

    The project will (1) provide quality services in reviewing and revising on the organization of Chinese history elements (including the history of Hong Kong) through a thematic history approach in the proposed curriculum framework of S1-3 Integrated Humanities within the curriculum document of Personal, Social and Humanities Education Key Learning Area Curriculum Guide (Primary 1- Secondary 3) 2002; (2) prepare at least 5 expository articles on related issues; (3) develop 5 sets of exemplary learning and teaching materials; and (4) organize four 3-hour teacher development seminars. (AL07681)


  • Development of the Learning and Teaching Resources for the Integrated Humanities (S4-5) - Core Modules 2-4
  • SO Kee Long Billy, LEUNG Yuen Sang, TSANG Shui Lung#, SIU Kam Wah
    1 December 2002
    Curriculum Development Council, Education and Manpower Bureau

    This project provides quality services in developing the learning and teaching resources for Integrated Humanities of secondary school teachers of S4-5. (AL02726)


  • A Documentary History of Public Health in Hong Kong
  • LEUNG Yuen Sang, LEE Shiu Hung (Community and Family Medicine), YIP Ka Che*, WONG Man Kong*
    1 September 2005
    This project aims at providing a systematic and comprehensive attempt in documenting the history of public health in Hong Kong from the 1840s to 1980 based on archival materials and government records. The team of investigators will collect and analyze primary sources and key documents in the following areas: 1) changing government policies towards public health, 2) history of medical institutions, ranging from hospitals to dispensaries, 3) medical education, 4) nursing, 5) dental health, 6) allied health, 7) biographical sketches of leading medical practitioners, 8) changing notions of health, and 9) outbreaks of major epidemics and social consequences. (CU05699)


  • Finding Fong Foo Sec (Kuang Fuzhuo,1869-1938): An Investigation of the Man and His Transnational and Translational Experiences
  • LEUNG Yuen Sang, XIONG Yuezhi*
    1 January 2008
    Research Grants Council (Earmarked Grants)

    This is a study of Kuang Fuzhuo(1869-1938), a Chinese born and raised in Taishan, Guangdong, educated in the United States where he was known as Fong Foo Sec (pronounced in Taishanese), and built a career as translator-publisher-educator in Shanghai after his return to China in the early twentieth century.
    Kuang was not a well-known figure in modern Chinese history, and so far there has not been a single study on his life and career even though his multi-faceted life story was an extremely interesting one and has significant bearing on China’s modern transformation particularly in the area of cultural change, social reform and in the area of English-Chinese translation and English textbook publishing. Kuang’s fascinating life-story bridges the the gulfs between two continents of different languages and cultures, and what makes it more interesting is the fact that the transnational and cross-cultural experiences in his early life was later put into practical challenge and application in his publishing and translation career at the Commercial Press in Shanghai. This study will examine his transnational experience and see how this affected his careers as an editor-translator and social reformer. (CU07471)


  • In-service Teacher Training Course: Learning and Teaching of S1-3 Integrated Humanities
  • SO Kee Long Billy, LEUNG Yuen Sang, TSANG Shui Lung, SIU Kam Wah
    1 February 2002
    Education Department, Hong Kong SAR Government

    This project provides in-service teacher training to secondary school teachers in support of the newly implemented subject Integrated Humanities for S1-3. (AL01863)


  • In-Service Teacher Training Courses and Self-learning Package "Inquiry into the 20th Century World" for Secondary School Teachers
  • SO Kee Long Billy, LEUNG Yuen Sang, YIP Hon Ming, SIU Kam Wah, PLUSS Caroline
    1 September 2003
    Curriculum Development Council, Education and Manpower Bureau

    This project provides In-service teacher teaching courses and self-learning package on the 20th Century World History of the revised S4-5 History curriculum. (AL03840)


  • In-Service Teacher Training Courses on Learning and Teaching of Chinese History (S1-3), History (S1-3) and History & Culture (S1-3)
  • SO Kee Long Billy, LEUNG Yuen Sang, CHEUNG Hok Ming Frederick, HO Pui Yin, SIU Kam Wah
    1 January 2003
    Curriculum Development Council, Education and Manpower Bureau

    This project provides in-service teacher training to secondary school of S1-3 in implementing the curricula of Chinese History, History, and History & Culture. (AL02300)


  • The Walls and Waters: A Comparative Study of City Cultures in Modern Asia-Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, 1800-1950
  • LEUNG Yuen Sang
    15 October 2004
    Research Grants Council (Earmarked Grants)

    This project represents an attempt at comparing and contrasting the development and change of city cultures in three maritime cities in Asia where Chinese are the dominating population. Using the “walls” and “waters” as cultural symbols, this project will investigate the clash, competition and cooperation between two main cultural forces in these cities-one (the walls: city-wall, buildings and other architectures) representing land-based Confucian social and political values and the other (waters, including waterways and waterfronts) representing business and commercial culture that had close links with the outside, maritime world. From an analysis of the construction and demolition of the city-walls, for example, we could learn more about political control, protection, social status and stratification in the city, while the study of waterways and waterfronts could gain insights in our understanding of waterways and waterfronts could gain insights in our understanding of economic development and business culture in the city, particularly in the area of external trade and shipping. The expansion of business culture and the rise of foreign trade in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries had profound impact on city life in all three cities under investigation, challenging the influence of Confucianism and the socio-political order, and helped shape a new economy and a cosmopolitan culture. (CU04403)

  • 李耀祥﹑東華三院與二十世紀初的香港 (Lee Iu Cheung, TWGHs and Hong Kong in Early 20th Century )
  • LEUNG Yuen Sang, PUK Wing Kin
    1 September 2009
    Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

    這項計劃旨在研究李耀祥先生的生平、事功,探討李耀祥先生任職東華三院期間的慈善活動,並由此增進對於東華三院歷史、香港二十世紀初社會狀況的理解。


  • 東華三院歷史與發展 (History and Development of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals)
  • TING Sun Pao Joseph, David FAURE, HO Pui Yin, LEUNG Yuen Sang, SO Kee Long, YIP Hon Ming
    1 April 2007
    Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

    這項計劃的目的是編撰香港東華三院自創建起至今天的歷史與發展,藉著總結過去經驗,反映東華三院未來可能之發展方向及其與本地以至內地社會的互動關係。


  • 東華三院檔案資料彚編延續計劃 (The Archives of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Extended Project 2008-2009)
  • Prof. David Faure (Project Director), Prof. Ho Pui Yin, Prof. Leung Ki Che, Prof. Leung Yuen Sang, Prof. So Kee Long, Dr. Ting Sun Pao, Prof. Yip Hon Ming, and representatives of TWGHs
    2008-2009
    Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

    這項計劃旨在參閱東華三院檔案,以東華三院與香港慈善事業的現代化為題,選出具代表性、有助歷史研究者與學生進行研究的文件和檔案,編輯成冊,以便出版。上限由1930年代開始,下限是1970年代。


  • 東華三院檔案資料彚編計劃 (The Archives of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals 2006-2008)
  • Prof. David Faure (Project Director), Prof. Ho Pui Yin, Prof. Leung Yuen Sang, Prof. So Kee Long, Prof. Yip Hon Ming, and representatives of the TWGHs
    2006-2008
    Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

    這項計劃旨在參閱東華三院檔案,選出具代表性、有助歷史研究者與學生進行研究的文件和檔案,編輯成冊,以便出版。上限從十九世紀開始,內容方面,主要涵蓋東華三院與香港慈善事業的現代化和東華義莊。



Research Publications


  • "The Walls and Waters: A Comparative Study of City Cultures in Modern China -- Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong". Occasional Papers No.5. 34 pgs. Hong Kong SAR: Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute, 2002.10.



  • The walls and waters : a comparative study of city cultures in modern China : Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Shanghai : Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute ; Hong Kong : Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, 2002.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Reserve 4 hours H62.5.H6 O3 no.5 c.2; UL HK Studies H62.5.H6 O3 no.5)



  • 《施榆集》,香港:香江出版公司,1998。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Literature PL2878.A68947 S45 1998; NA PL2878.A68947 S45 1998 c.2)



  • <虛擬綱海與文化之舟——兼談香港中文大學的文化網站和人民在線>. 《科技發展與人文重建論文集》 汪雁秋、江佩穎及薜麗春編,2002初版,頁119-134,台灣:法鼓人文社會學院,2002.02。



  • 《雙龍吐艷:滬港之文化交流與互動》(與王宏志合編),香港:滬港發展聯合研究所, 香港亞太研究所,2005。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL DS796.S25 S58 2005 c.3; UL HK Studies DS796.S25 S58 2005; CC Reserve 1 day DS796.S25 S58 2005)



  • 《邊緣與之間》,香港:三聯書店(香港)有限公司,2008。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL CB251 .L48 2008)


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